Meaning of “on the house” in the English Dictionary

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"on the house" in British English

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on the house

If you have something on the house, it is given to you free by a business:

All the drinks were on the house.

(Definition of “on the house” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"on the house" in American English

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on the house

given to you free by a business:

Your meal is on the house tonight!

(Definition of “on the house” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)